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Zoë Ferraris

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Zoë Ferraris moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the first Gulf War. She lived in a conservative Muslim community with her then-husband and his family, a group of Saudi-Palestinians.

In 2006, she completed her MFA in Fiction at Columbia University. Her debut novel, Finding Nouf (published as Night of the Mi'raj in the UK) is now being published in thirty countries. A follow-up novel, City of Veils, is now available.

She currently lives in San Francisco.


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I am delighted to round-off my celebration of three writer friends who have published novels this year with the third of the trifecta, Marie Manilla's ThePatron Saint of Ugly .

I may be especially biased by the fact that her main character is named Ferrari, but I feel a deep kinship with Garnet, an outspoken yet intensely private woman who seems to witness a lot of unusual things. However, the... Read more of this blog post »
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“And like some part of himself that, two days ago, had thought pray and propriety were antidote enough to what ailed the world.”
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